Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Bowling Alone, The Revised Edition


From The New York Times, 11/7/2014.

Print headline: TV Shrinks to Fit.

Website headline: For Millennials, the End of the TV Viewing Party.
Back in the Norman Rockwell days of one-career households and family dinners, that trusted cathode box was not only the centerpiece of most living rooms, it also served as a form of emotional glue for the family. Through it, the shared experiences — the Beatles on “Ed Sullivan,” the Miracle on Ice — would define a generation.
Backing up a year




1994.  O. J. Simpson provides the last tube of emotional glue to bring us together one more time..

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